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  • Study for The Cenotaph

    Study for The Cenotaph

    (art) Made by: Lutyens, Edwin 1919-07-01

    Art.IWM ART 16377 1

    image: a sketch of the proposed cenotaph 'in situ' with coloured flags, imagined as it would be during a remembrance ceremony with a crowd gathered before it.

  • 'Oh I was Very Lucky', London, 1944

    'Oh I was Very Lucky', London, 1944

    (art) Made by: Thornycroft, Priscilla (Artist) 1979

    Art.IWM ART 17476

    This darkly humorous image provides a startling counterpoint to the official art of the Second World War. Thornycroft did not have a commission or even a permit to draw the scenes she observed around her Camden Town home. This painting was made decades...

  • Vote for Martin Who Has Done His Bit

    Vote for Martin Who Has Done His Bit

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1918-12

    Art.IWM PST 12167

    whole: the title and text occupy the whole, in black, and set against a white background. image: text only. text: ABOLISH CONSCRIPTION SACK D.O.R.A. MAKE THE HUNS PAY PUNISH THE CRIMINALS BE KIND TO JACK AND TOMMY AWAY WITH BOLSHEVISM VOTE FOR MARTIN WHO...

  • Air Raid Warning in Operation

    Air Raid Warning in Operation

    (posters) Made by: Shep (Undefined) 1939

    Art.IWM PST 15166

    whole: the title occupies the majority, in red. Further text is located across the bottom edge, in green outlined yellow and black. All set against a white background, and held within a decorative yellow, black and green border. image: text only. text:...

  • Women Wanted Urgently

    Women Wanted Urgently

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 13195

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper third. The title is separate and positioned across the centre, in red. The text is separate and positioned in the lower two-thirds, in black. The title and text are set against a white background and held...

  • The Black-out

    The Black-out

    (art) Made by: Spear, Ruskin 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2581

    image: A London street at night. The road is lined with buildings and shops, and figures walking along the pavement on either side. In the foreground there is a woman in a red coat on the left; two figures dressed in dark clothes crossing the road in...

  • The Kensingtons at Laventie

    The Kensingtons at Laventie

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri 1915

    Art.IWM ART 15661

    image: A platoon of British soldiers standing in a village street. There is an exterior whitewashed wall in the background, snow on the ground, debris scattered around to the right, and above, a calvary cross in the top corner of the composition. The...

  • Ajax Bay. Landing Craft leaving SS Canberra for San Carlos, 2 June 1982

    Ajax Bay. Landing Craft leaving SS Canberra for San Carlos, 2 June 1982

    (art) Made by: Kitson, Linda 1982

    Art.IWM ART 15530 34

    image: Looking down from the winches on to landing craft being lowered into the sea. A helicopter with a loaded net is flying towards the Islands. Another ship is closer to the shore.

  • Sectarian Armour, 1994

    Sectarian Armour, 1994

    (art) Made by: Kindness, John 1994

    Art.IWM ART 16636

    image: body armour in the style of a denim jacket, decorated with etched and gilded designs. On the left side of the jacket the design incorporates a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, a bulldog and English roses. The right side shows a Madonna and Child,...

  • Food Chart - Body Building Foods - Energy Foods - Protective Foods - Eat Something From Each Group Every Day

    Food Chart - Body Building Foods - Energy Foods - Protective Foods - Eat Something From Each Group Every Day

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 0726

    whole: a largely text-based design separated into four colour coded columns. Above these columns at the top is the title with two images in either top corner. Each of the four columns contains titles, bullet points and images which are colour coded by...

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